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Why do we always turn on female celebrities?

This month’s headlines are proof there’s never quite the appetite for dragging a man down like there is for a woman, writes Maddy Mussen

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All the bombshells from the latest book on the royal bullying scandal

The book is already making for some very juicy gossip — and this is just the one excerpt released so far

The Escapist

Pint? Anyone? The big problem men have with keeping friends

When Max Dickins got engaged to his girlfriend, he realised he had no one to be his best man. He soon learned that he wasn’t the only bloke with a friendship issue

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Amsterdam premiere in London

The Emmy Awards

Kate Moss holds dinner for Cosmoss

Premiere of Don’t Worry Darling

Venice Film Festival 2022

A Visible Man book launch party

The Soho House Awards

Notting Hill Carnival 2022

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Sr.: A new Robert Downey Sr. documentary has been picked up by Netflix

The documentary was filmed in the final months of Downey Sr.’s life

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The best British period dramas, from Pride and Prejudice to Downton

Romance! Gorgeous costumes! Brooding glances! As we await the BBC’s new adaptation of The Pursuit of Love and Netflix’s forthcoming Bridgerton spin-off Queen Charlotte, we pick our faves

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Which city will host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest?

Seven UK cities made the shortlist to host song contest, and it is now between Scotland and England

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Who is Britain’s first black Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng?

Liz Truss’ new Harvard-educated right-hand man has a reputation for confidence (and swearing). Katie Strick charts the rise of the man promising to “break the cycle of stagnation” with £50 billion of tax cuts

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I left Hackney for Hollywood — I miss the thrill of London every day

He moved to Los Angeles a decade ago, but Simon Stephenson always knew his latest thriller novel had to be set in London. He explains why the British capital will always have the edge on other cities

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Clubbing

Printworks to shut ‘for years’ in 2023 — but hopes to reopen again

‘We are committed to retaining the spirit of Printworks for our return,’ say the club’s founders

Restaurants

Chez Bruce named London’s best restaurant at prestigious awards

The Wandsworth favourite — sometimes spoken of as the ultimate neighbourhood spot — is known for its upscale French cooking

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Alyn Williams joins DC Comics-themed Park Row restaurant as exec chef

The former Michelin-starred man returns to the capital (or rather, Gotham City) for his latest venture

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Cost-of-living crisis: ‘Electric cars are still cheaper to run’

Despite the soaring electricity prices, research shows you’ll still save money running an EV ‒ plus top tips from the experts on how to save even more

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‘Dear Chancellor, please scrap outdated VAT laws for EV drivers’

Ahead of tomorrow’s mini-budget, Quentin Willson, founder of FairCharge, urges the government to protect electric car drivers

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‘I’ve never been a car person ‒ but EVs have changed my view’

What’s it really like driving an electric car? We quiz real London drivers on what they love (and don’t love) about their EVs

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London house prices climb despite increasing cost of borrowing

The capital’s property asking prices continue to climb despite soaring household bills and the rising cost of borrowing

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Nick and Susie Cave’s colourful Brighton townhouse on sale for £3.25m

Nick Cave and Susie Bick are selling their Brighton home of 20 years.

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What does the stamp duty cut mean for house prices?

Rather than reducing overall buying costs there are concerns the stamp duty cut will push up house prices

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Away Game: Kenya’s Borana reserve is your wildest dream

Recall The Lion King’s Pride Rock, teeming with wildlife? Kenya’s Borana reserve is just like it, finds Joanna Taylor

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What to Do and See in London This Week 16th-22nd September

Take your pick of naughty novels, Bowie biopics and sculptures you can park your derrière in this weekend

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SS Daley’s latest collection is a charming ode to lesbian love

The designer’s fairytale show was inspired by love letters between Vita Sackville-West and Violet Trefusis…

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A London company has developed a breakthrough in self-driving car tech

The new technology could finally usher in the era of autonomous vehicles in big cities like London

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Psychiatrist ‘did not sleep well’ after viewing content seen by Molly Russell

Dr Navin Venugopal spoke about the ‘very disturbing’ content in the witness box on Tuesday.
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